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Frack (UCG) Free Swansea

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Fracking Threat to the UK

Fracking Threat to the UK

Find out what’s going on in the UK: Map of UK Fracking Sites “Fracking is a nightmare! Toxic and radioactive water contamination, severe air pollution and tens of thousands of wells, pipelines and compressor stations devastating our countryside and blighting communities. All this to produce expensive gas that will soon run out using a process that directly accelerates climate change.” So why would anyone want to do it? Extreme… Continue reading

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Newsletter October 2012

Frack Off Newsletter October 2012 In this Month’s Newsletter: Scotland – UK’s first unconventional production wells land in Airth – Object Lancashire – Cuadrilla resources renewal of planning application – UK’s second EVER frack – Object Somerset – Coalbed methane company UK Methane versus Frack Free Somerset Sussex – Celtique Energy plans for 3000 wells in the Weald Basin South Wales… Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Residents Say No To Burning Coal Under Swansea Bay

PRESS RELEASE: Residents Say No To Burning Coal Under Swansea Bay

Protesters outside the Deloitte building in central London, location of the UCG conference Residents from Swansea teamed up with activist group Frack Off this morning to protest against Underground Coal Gasification outside an industry conference in central London [1]. Swansea Bay has been chosen by extraction company Clean Coal Ltd as a test site for Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)[2], the controversial method of gasifying un-minable coal… Continue reading

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Fracking The East Midlands: Total Distraction

Fracking The East Midlands: Total Distraction

Licence Blocks In The East Midlands With Total Investment In PEDL 139/140 Highlighted; Orange Symbols Are Dart Energy Drilled Or Permitted CBM Wells (Click To Enlarge) Oil giant Total’s recently reported plans to invest £30 million in shale gas has gained media interest, but the real story is the larger threat to the whole East Midlands. Total is buying a stake in two licences PEDL 139 and 140 which are presently owned by eCORP, Dart… Continue reading

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North East

Along the North East coast from Hartlepool to Alnwick no less than eight licenses have been granted for an experimental technology called Underground Coal Gasification (UCG). The licences are just offshore and contain billions of tonnes of coal. Four companies are planning experimental UCG projects that pose as greater threat to the people of the North East as the gas fields fracking companies want to drill elsewhere in the UK. By starting… Continue reading

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